You can view the complete pedigree for Blue HERE
OFA testing results for Blue can be found HERE – Hips good, elbows normal, eyes normal, cardiac normal, DM clear. Some results not posted yet.
Blue is our firstborn of our first litter of puppies. He gets his name from his ribbon – you tag puppies with different colors in order to tell them apart. By the time his siblings arrived, we didn’t need ribbons because he had a sister and a brother without a ridge. We just called him “Blue Stripe” at first, and the name stuck. When he got old enough to evaluate as show quality, we knew we had a very special boy, and started searching for a show home because it can be a challenge to keep an intact boy in the same household with intact girls. We finally decided that he is such a great dog, we were just going to have to manage, and keep him. He’s a very sweet, affectionate guy who just loves everyone. He loves to cuddle, and will fit as much of himself into your lap as he can manage!
Blue has started his show career well, twice winning Best Puppy in Hound Group, then took Best in Breed and a Hound Group placing at 10 months, handled by Jennifer. He wrapped up his AKC Championship at 21 months, again taking Best in Breed at a large show over strong competition. In his first calendar year as a champion, he’s consistently been in the ribbons and has been among the top 25 ridgebacks in the US for breed points.